• Born 17 November 1864 - Preston, West Virginia
  • Deceased 28 February 1949 - Clare, Clare, Michigan,aged 84 years old
  • Buried 3 March 1949 - River Lawn Cem., Mt. Pleasant, Isabella, Michigan


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On the side of John S. ARNOLD 1821-1879


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From the Gladwin County Record --- March 2, 1949
Perry A. Arnold, 84, of Beaverton, passed away at the hom
e of his son, Cal vin, in Clare, on Monday, February 28. Fu
neral services will be held at t he Brethren Church of th
e Brethren on Thursday afternoon at 1:30 with t he Rev. Ern
est Jehnsen officiating. Burial will be in River Lawn cemet
er y, Isabellacounty. He will be at the Hall Funeral Hom
e until 1 o'clo ck on Thursday.
Mr. Perry was born in Preston county, West Virginia, on Nov
ember 17, 186 4, the son of John S. and Susan S. Arnold. H
e was married there to Miss Ma rian Fike on August 5, 1888
. There were five children, Calvin B. of Clar e, Bessie E
. Stiles ofFredericksburg, Va., Albert B. of Coleman, Eff i
e E. Sowle of Eaton Rapids and Perley L. of Albion.
He became affiliated with the church in 1889, and movedfro
m West Virgin ia to Lenawee county, Michigan in 1892. He wa
s called too the minist ry by the Fairview congregation i
n 1895. The family moved to Isabellacoun ty in 1900 and Mr
. Arnold was ordained to the full ministry in 1911. In Ap r
il 1914 he became pastor of the Beaverton church of the Bre
thren whe re he served for a number of years.
Mrs. Arnold passed away on September 24, 1905.He was marrie
d to Sarah Schr ider May 22, 1907, who died onAugust 28, 1
947. Following her death Mr. Ar nold moved to Clare to mak
e his home with his son.

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William ARNOLD 1799-1865 Elizabeth SHARP 1802-1869  

John S. ARNOLD 1821-1879 Susan M. SHAFFER 1828-1900

Perry Archbald ARNOLD 1864-1949